Koki Ogawa scores three goals as Japan trounces Hong Kong

Soccer Dec 14, 2019

Koki Ogawa scores three goals as Japan trounces Hong Kong

Koki Ogawa scored a hat trick in his international debut as Japan thumped Hong Kong 5-0 in the EAFF E-1 Football Championship final round on Saturday. The 22-year-old striker staked his claim for Olympic selection as Japan easily accounted for Hong Kong, which lost 2-0 ...

Jubilo top Verdy in J1 playoff

Soccer / J. League Dec 8, 2018

Jubilo top Verdy in J1 playoff

by Dan Orlowitz

The J. League's 26th season drew to a close on Saturday with a showdown between two storied clubs that would seem familiar — yet in other ways somewhat alien — to those who watched from the terraces and in front of TV sets in ...

Soccer May 25, 2017

Striker Ogawa sustains knee injury, forced to exit U-20 World Cup

Japan's Koki Ogawa has withdrawn from the U-20 World Cup after the forward was diagnosed with a ruptured left anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus injury suffered during a 2-0 defeat to Uruguay on Wednesday. Ogawa came off after just 20 minutes as he landed awkwardly ...

Seventh time lucky as Japan wins Asian Under-19 title

Soccer Oct 31, 2016

Seventh time lucky as Japan wins Asian Under-19 title

Japan was crowned Under-19 Asian champion for the first time on Sunday, beating Saudi Arabia 5-3 on penalties after 120 minutes failed to separate the sides in a 0-0 draw in the final at the Bahrain National Stadium. Koki Ogawa was Japan's hero, scoring the ...